As of 4 December 2018, an adequate knowledge of the Italian language, at least at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (Council of Europe 2001), is required when applying for Italian citizenship through marriage or residency.
Fondazione Italia offers several online course for different levels that focus on teaching the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship test.
Our next online prep courses start January 19, 2021.
We have just learned that the upcoming test date of February 25, 2021 has been cancelled in the Los Angeles area due to COVID-19 restrictions. The next exam test date is June 22, 2021. Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them. Test date availability vary per testing site.